Lima, Peru November 28th 2009 So far Peru is a great country, people are very nice and helpful. Many will try to make a few extra soles (the Peruvian currency; 3 soles ~ 1 dollar) by charging overprice, but once you learn to navigate through that you're pretty much set to enjoy 3 course meals for 5 dollars or less.
We arrived to Lima late the 25th, so we have basically only had 2 whole days here, which seems enough considerin ... read more
South America » Peru » Lima » Lima » Miraflores Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more